The Jesus Who Affirms Our Goodness

Trigger warning: Mention of sexual abuse Email subscribers, please click through to the website to watch the video or visit Full transcript: The older I’m getting and the more I’m moving toward a faith that is more my own, the more the passage in John that says, “I am the way, the truth and […]

Confessions of a Serial Planner

I am a planner. This includes any project I take on, but five-year plans are my favourite, giving me a sense of purpose, direction and control. I feel safe when my plans are detailed and well laid out. I like knowing where I am going and how I am going to get there. It should, […]

Destination: Unknown

“Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who […]

I See You, Shame

I see how you constantly remind me of my past, of the dark things that happened to me. Your voice taunts me: “It is your fault. You asked for it.” No matter how much research I do, no matter how much I read about the trauma—the consequences and the grooming related to molestation—your voice somehow […]

Dear Baby Girl: A Love Letter

My beloved Baby Girl, Our love story began long before you were born, and it is a story filled with highs and lows, sorrow and joy, and so much depth. I have longed to be a mama for as long as I can remember. Four years into our marriage, your dad and I decided that […]